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Plantation Companies make significant headway in biodiversity integration

Improvements in many indicators relating to the environment, including chemical usage reduction Regional Plantation Companies (RPCs) are now making concerted efforts to protect the environment and preserve biodiversity in RPC-managed estates, while several pioneering plantation companies have gone as far as to integrate biodiversity management to their business operations. While many RPCs have already subscribed…

(0)Comments | December 30, 2014 3:27 pm

Asian Alliance Rating Withdrawal by Fitch

Asian Alliance Insurance PLC terminated the rating agency agreement with Fitch Ratings Lanka Ltd on 28 October 2014 as Fitch insisted on reviewing Asian Alliance’s rating due to a rating revision of ultimate parent – Softlogic Holdings PLC (SHL).  SHL was subsequently rated A- by Lanka Rating Agency Ltd, formerly RAM Ratings (Lanka) Ltd.  A…

(0)Comments | December 30, 2014 2:57 pm

Second phase of ‘Nipunatha Abisheka’ certifies over 700 construction technicians in Matara

A special initiative by NAITA and Holcim Sanstha in partnership with the Southern Provincial Council  The second phase of the successful ‘Nipunatha Abisheka’, organised in partnership with the National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA) and Holcim (Lanka) Ltd, was recently launched in Matara, in the presence of Hon. Dallas Allaperuma, Minister of Youth Affairs…

(0)Comments | December 23, 2014 4:09 pm

Hayleys Advantis signs JV in Yangon with Kusuhara Japan and Sedate Myanmar

Strengthens logistics operations in the region  Hayleys Advantis, the Transportation and Logistics arm of diversified blue-chip conglomerate Hayleys Group, entered into a joint venture in Myanmar with Kusuhara Transportation Company Limited of Japan and Myanmar Sedate Shipping & Logistics Company Limited. The agreement was signed recently in Yangon, Myanmar with the participation of representatives of the…

(0)Comments | December 22, 2014 1:42 pm

The ‘Christmas Party’ and ‘Mid Night Madness’ to ignite ‘In…On the Green’

The ‘In…On the Green’ recently announced the launch of two new events in line with their seasonal celebrations to end the year in grand style. The heart of Colombo will be ready to be set alight as Sri Lanka’s finest pub, ‘In…On the Green’ hosts several parties to bring on the happiness this Christmas season….

(0)Comments | December 22, 2014 1:35 pm

Asian Alliance Insurance bags Silver at National Business Excellence Awards

Asian Alliance Insurance PLC, that is part of the Softlogic Group, is delighted to announce that it was awarded Silver in the “Insurance Category” with a further Silver Award for Overall Excellence in the “Large Companies Category” at the ‘National Business Excellence Awards 2014′ which was held at the Colombo Hilton Grand Ballroom on the…

(0)Comments | December 22, 2014 1:10 pm

ikman.lk, the No. 1 place to sell pre-owned items this season

For anyone looking to clear stored away unused appliances or household items this season ikman.lk is the ideal online option. The site provides a great platform to make some money by selling these items in a manner which won’t cost a cent. Alternatively, finding the ideal gift for a loved one at a reasonable price…

(0)Comments | December 22, 2014 1:02 pm

Intel showcases latest technology at Unity Plaza IT Festival 2014

Intel will play a key role in this year’s ‘Unity Plaza IT Shopping Festival’ by bringing cutting-edge technologies powered by Intel, to Sri Lankan consumers. The one-of-a-kind IT festival taking place at Sri Lanka’s mall for IT retailers and multinational companies, was introduced in 2013 to showcase the leading IT brands in the world and…

(0)Comments | December 22, 2014 12:57 pm

Optima Designs Wins Big at Annual Report Awards

The Annual Reports produced by industry newcomer Optima Designs won big at the recently concluded 50th CA Sri Lanka Annual Report Awards. Bagging a total of 20 awards in diverse categories, this is the first year in which the design house has been a part of the awards and coincides with their first year of…

(0)Comments | December 18, 2014 11:03 am

Tropic Of Linen reflects ‘island living’ with new fashion boutique

Premium boutique linen brand, Tropic Of Linen, was launched on 13th December 2014 at its strategic location at No. 1, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7. Specialising in high quality linen wear, the exclusive boutique showcases an exciting blend of contemporary and classic clothing for men and women. Tropic Of Linen offers its customers ‘a taste of…

(0)Comments | December 17, 2014 4:56 pm